🕓 February 3, 2006
Dubai, Feb 3: Lourdes Kanajar Association of Emirates held its 6th annual general body meeting on the 3rd February 2006 to present its annual report and to elect a new committee for the current year. The meeting was organized in the form of an outdoor get-together and nearly 60 Kanajarians gathered on this occasion at Dubai's Creek Park located in Bur-Dubai.
The meeting started with a prayer by Thomas Sequeira, outgoing President of LKAE followed by few
introductory games lined up for the day. The most important event being electing new Office-bearers for
the current year, this was conducted by none other than Sequeira himself.
The team will be headed by one of the most experienced Kanajarians, Lawrence D'Souza who had actively participated in the formation of Kanajarians Association in Kuwait and has served as a President of KWAK in the past years. Lawrence is an entrepreneur and has started his own establishment in the Emirates after working for several years in the other Gulf countries.
The newly elected committee is as below:
Lawrence D'Souza (President)
Thomas Saldanha (Vice President)
Alwyn D'Souza (Gen. Secretary)
Joy D'Souza (Treasurer)
Melwyn Mendonca (Cultural Secretary)
Aloysius D'Souza (Sports Secretary)
Stanley D'Souza (Advisory Committee)
Vera Barboza (Advisory Committee)
The delicious buffet was prepared by Canara Restaurent and thoroughly enjoyed by everyone. The gifts were distributed at the end of the day before the crowd dispersed at 4 pm.